The highlight for snowsports fans is undoubtedly the Festival SNOW NIGHT which returns this year presented by The North Face and Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports.
Hosted by Festival Director Steve Scott & POW UK‘s Lauren MacCallum, SNOW NIGHT promises 2 hours of full winter immersion, packed with big mountain adventures, incredible stories and unique insights into the world of top-level competition from the best in the biz.
Joining the crew live online will be freeride snowboarding legend, 4 x World Boardercross Champion and 3 x Freeride World Tour Champion Xavier De Le Rue.
Other highlights include the UK Première of ‘The Coach’, a dark humoured fly-on-the-wall documentary of Freeride World Tour athlete Hedwig Wessel and her coach Lorraine Huber by the inimitable Katie Burrell and director, Colleen Gentemann.
COACH TRAILER from Colleen Gentemann Productions on Vimeo.
The Festival’s popular hub – the Basecamp Village will also be going virtual, bringing viewers a truly interactive experience featuring Festival partners – top brands from the world of adventure, and lots of free content with a packed programmes of speakers talking about Everyday Adventures on the Yeti Basecamp Stage.
There is also a series of events that viewers can undertake on specific days including a 10k virtual run sponsored by adidas Terrex on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd November, and a global Litter Pick on Saturday 28th November in partnership with Cal Major, Paddle Pick Up and Dom Ferris of Trash Free Trails.
Festival Director Clive Allen said; “We’re putting all our effort and energy into creating an amazing experience online and we promise that our usual content from our live events will still be available, live-streamed from the Lake District onto screens, worldwide. It’s going to be an incredible event and we are hugely excited by the calibre of films submitted, literature featured, and a top-notch list of guest speakers.”
All the content created for the Festival will be available to view from the 19th November. The Festival closes on the 29th November, but the content will be available on catch-up for a limited time.
Visit www.kendalmountainfestival.com for individual passes (£10.75 including VAT & £0.75 booking fee) or buy the Full Festival Pass for £96.00.
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